Sociology


New! The Play Within: An LGBTQ Documentary 52 min.

This film presents the premiere of the stage adaption of the award winning film, The Play Within, an emotional and issue-focused fictional drama based on the lives of two real people—Matthew Shepard and Tyler Clementi—and their tragic, untimely deaths. After the play, an audience talkback allows for an exploration of this experience. This is followed by a wide-ranging discussion by psychiatrists,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Baltimore Rising 93 min.

In the wake of the 2015 death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Baltimore was a city on the edge. Peaceful protests and destructive riots erupted in the immediate aftermath of Gray’s death, reflecting the deep divisions between authorities and the community—and underscoring the urgent need for reconciliation. Directed by Sonja Sohn, one of the stars of the acclaimed HBO series The Wire, Bal...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Hate Among Us 18 min.

On this episode of Nightline, Eva Pilgrim examines white supremacy in America culminating with the Charlottesville protests. Interviews include David Dukes, Richard Spencer, Matt Heimbach,Richard Cohen, and Cokie Roberts.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! One Nation, Overdosed 19 min.

Pierre Thomas andABCaffiliates report on the opioid addiction epidemic that kills at least 91 Americans every day. Watch a DEA drug bust, EMS revive individuals who overdose, and the impact of addiction on a family on this episode of Nightline.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Clinica De Migrantes 41 min.

Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (HBO’s Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) shines a well-deserved light on Puentes de Salud, a health-care clinic serving a population that all-too-easily slips through the cracks: undocumented immigrants. Clínica de Migrantes counters the often dehumanizing and highly politicized rhetoric surrounding America’s immigrant population, providing a compassionate profile of patients...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Acts of Courage and Healing 34 min.

Eight Muslim Americans living in Colorado with family histories from eight separate Muslim-majority countries, share their personal stories. They describe incidents of Islamophobia, as well as the healing processes they have experienced in their workplaces, in their neighborhoods, and through supportive organizations.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

An Afghan American Family Story 24 min.

Jamshid and Huma Ebadi both came to the United States as young children with their families from Afghanistan under harrowing circumstances. As adults, with a young family of their own, they now live in a suburb of Denver, CO. Hear their stories of love, compassion, and of hope.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Being Muslim in America 57 min.

The goal of the series "Being Muslim in America" is to provide U.S. students with dynamic slices of real human experience, particularly with persons coming from cultural and religious backgrounds that differ from the dominant culture, such as Muslim Americans. The series goal is for students to understand and appreciate cultural and religious diversity, as well as to understand how Muslim American...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

A Boy Named Lucas 39 min.

This episode of 20/20 reveals what was uncovered during a yearlong investigation into so called “gay conversion therapy.” Viewers will meet a boy who escaped, an undercover cop who helped, and Jeremy Jordan's fight to free his cousin from a similar establishment.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Femicide - Honduras, One of the Most Dangerous Places to Be a Woman 18 min.

Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado became a tragic symbol of gender-based violence after she was killed, but many Honduran women live in fear of being attacked by men.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017